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A pair of landlords have been ordered to pay out nearly £80,000 in fines after renting out two illegally converted flats over eight years.

Stop the Government’s flagship welfare scheme before it comes to the borough, the MP for Dagenham and Rainham has said.

A phone-box sized space in Barking and Dagenham is five times more expensive in London’s richest borough, new figures reveal.

Murder charges have been dropped against two men accused of stabbing to death Barking teenager Joshua Bwalya.

A Dagenham bakery shut down after health inspectors found “a kitchen full of cockroaches” has been fined more than £1,500.

A 19-year-old hoping to become the UK’s first black astronaut is crowdfunding her degree after being denied a student loan.

How to get your free flu jab

Friday, October 6, 2017

Barking and Dagenham residents are eligible for a free flu jab to help them stay well this winter.

An award-winning musician has teamed up with Barking schoolchildren to perform folk songs about freshwater.

A student entrepreneur from Dagenham has won £5,000 in funding for her online clothing business.

Road closures are in place after two woman were hospitalised in a Dagenham traffic collision.

More than 2,000 disabled people in east London were wrongly stripped of their benefits, this newspaper can reveal.

A caring grandmother has raised around £5,000 from her front garden to thank a hospital ward for saving her grandson’s life.

More than 200 people watched the opening of a new community centre in Upney on Saturday.

Barking and Dagenham lags behind other London boroughs in efforts to tackle prostitution run by organised crime gangs, the MP for Barking has said.

Talented tots from a Dagenham dance school took home dozens of trophies last weekend.

A police constable has been charged with six counts of rape and one count of indecent assault.

A 17-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of sharing terrorist material has been released on bail.

Pupils are celebrating the reopening of their school’s beloved garden five months after it went up in flames.

A teenage boy was arrested at an unnamed address in east London this morning on suspicion of a terrorism offence.

A Dagenham charity helping disabled people and those with learning difficulties yesterday celebrated its 20th anniversary.

Plans to create a £6 million youth centre in Parsloes Park have been given the green light.

Plans to close the A&E service at King George Hospital will leave only one emergency unit for the borough, Barking and Dagenham council has warned.

The new £10 note featuring novelist Jane Austen goes into circulation today.

Barking’s healthcare hub says it has found a cheap way to prevent up to 1,700 strokes each year.

The UK’s largest free school campus opened today in Barking Riverside.

Sleep tight Barking, and don’t let the wasp spiders bite.

Two weeks after a Barking business was burgled, police have yet to visit the crime scene.

Management at Barking’s Deuce Lounge have been fined for breaching environmental regulations.

Police arrest 29-year-old in Barking as they investigate attack on man injured after car collision.

Two months after a council pledge to crack down on problem parking in Barking housing estate, tenants keep leaving cars on a square children play on.

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